- Reading List: John Hodgman
I was not a very good agent, but Writers House itself, a beautiful 18th-century townhouse once belonging to John Jacob Astor, was a lovely place to read and scheme up a new life.
- Amazon's Breakthrough Novel Award Contest Opens for Submissions
The 2012 panelists for the general fiction category are: author Linda Fairstein, literary agent Donald Maass, and Anne Sowards, executive editor at Berkley.
- People 11/30/2009
Mark was most recently an agent and international rights director at McCormick & Williams.
- PW: Rosset Memoir Is on Way
That manuscript will be reworked and become a part of the new autobiography, which he actually began, at the request of agent Andrew Wylie, about five years ago.
- Schroeder, Shatzkin Make Points at Vista Program
"Agents are reluctant to let big-name authors sign long-term contracts," he noted the market is small right now, but it appears so volatile that agents are considering 90-day licenses, subject to renegotiation if markets shift toward electronic delivery.
- PW: Hot Deals: Political Bios
Thinking about possible future presidents, Random senior editor Jon Karp and Times Books publisher Peter Bernstein jointly approached Dallas Morning News political reporter David Minutaglio, represented by agent David Smith, to write First Son: George W.
- Page to Screen: A New Conroy & More Meg Cabot
The book, which is set in Charleston and follows an 18-year-old named Leopold Bloom King, has good film lineage, Conroy's lit agent, Marly Rusoff, points out.
- NBCC Ethics By the numbers
38.1: Percentage of review editors who believe it is acceptable to assign a review to an author who has the same agent as the author they are reviewing.
- More Crisis Crashes
The agent is Bob Tabian.
- Mystery Notes
Agent, Barbara Lowenstein.
- Vets' Tale of Iraq Advance
This was also a world rights deal, made with Washington agent Rafe Sagalyn, and Holt will publish next spring.
- Short Takes
Agent Lane Zachary at Zachary Shuster Harmsworth sold Cantor world rights, for publication in fall 2003....
- SF/Fantasy/Horror Notes
Agent, Bill Fawcett.
- Rights Report: April 14
Ribar’s day job is assistant to agent Matt Bialer at Sanford J.
- Firsts in Fiction: Debut Fiction Spring 2012: Regina O'Melveny: A Poetic Renaissance
After a mismatch with an agent, she shelved the book for two years.